This robot helps you lift objects — by looking at your biceps by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 07 2019

This robot helps you lift objects — by looking at your biceps

We humans are very good at collaboration. For instance, when two people work together to carry a heavy object like a table or a sofa, they tend to instinctively coordinate their motions, constantly recalibrating to make sure their hands are at the same height as the other person’s. Copyright Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | CSAIL May 22, 2019

Stepper Motors Advantages and Disadvantages by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 07 2019

Stepper Motors Advantages and Disadvantages

This lesson is a continuation of a series of lessons involved with learning about Stepper Motors and Servo Motors. If you haven’t already, please review our previously released lesson on, What is a Stepper Motor and How it works. In this lesson, we will discuss the Stepper Motor Advantages and Disadvantages compared to Servo Motors.

Bad Jokes - Electrical Engineering Edition by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 07 2019

Bad Jokes - Electrical Engineering Edition

Why was the inductor watching the news?

Leadscrew Connections  in Solidworks by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 05 2019

Leadscrew Connections in Solidworks

This short video shows you how to use Solidworks to mate a lead screw with a stepper motor.

Autistic Students Thrive In CNC Machining by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 05 2019

Autistic Students Thrive In CNC Machining

Students with Autism thrive in the world of CNC Machining.

What is a Stepper Motor? by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 04 2019

What is a Stepper Motor?

A stepper motor is one of the most common motors used in motion control applications, primarily positioning applications.

Robots Automating Demanding Industrial Applications by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 04 2019

Robots Automating Demanding Industrial Applications

Handle is a mobile manipulation robot designed for logistics.

How to create acme threads in Solidworks by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 04 2019

How to create acme threads in Solidworks

A simple illustration involving threading an acme screw in Solidworks.

Trapezoidal Screws: Four Critical Design Considerations by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 04 2019

Trapezoidal Screws: Four Critical Design Considerations

Regardless of the details of any given application, there are some pretty important design considerations that should be addressed each and every time you are considering trapezoidal screws as a means of linear motion. In this post we will explore five critical questions that must be answered to achieve success.